The UVA alum making his mark investigating political violence
Tim Heaphy talked about the January 6 committee investigation at a recent Miller Center event
The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
April 4 to 8, 1968: Secret White House recordings after the killing of the civil rights leader
The case for sending Russia's frozen $300 billion to Ukraine
Philip Zelikow writes in The Washington Post that Russian state assets can be used to compensate Ukraine
JFK's epic misadventure
April 17, 1961: The Bay of Pigs was a major first year military decision for JFK—and a major mistake
President Jimmy Carter enters hospice care
At 98, he is the oldest living former president
U.S.–China tech competition: Has democracy met its match?
William and Carol Stevenson Conference
Edith Wilson: The first lady who fooled D.C. and ran the White House
Barbara Perry reviews a new biography of the first lady who became "acting president"
Difficult choices: Building Taiwan’s resilience for an uncertain future
Watch this recent event about the challenges facing Taiwan, featuring Richard Bush, former chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan
Grasping at nuclear straws
Miller Center Senior Fellow Eric Edelman writes in The Bulwark that Vladimir Putin's latest attempt to unsettle the West is risible
Project on Democracy and Capitalism
An in-depth exploration of the relationship between free-market economic systems and the execution of self-government
Health Care Policy Project
Miller Center resources examine the history of domestic and global health care challenges
Miller Center experts share their insights on critical issues in U.S.-China relations
'Illumination': The Miller Center magazine
43: Inside the George W. Bush presidency
A new book edited by three Miller Center scholars reveals insights from the Bush White House
'I was one of the Ritchie boys'
Renowned legal scholar Henry J. Abraham reflected on his escape from Nazi Germany—and how growing up in a fascist regime shaped his life and work
Reagan and FDR as never before
Miller Center scholars begin analyzing new batches of presidential tapes
Highlights from the First Year 2017 Project
Rebuilding a crumbling nation
Experts offer a range of recommendations for rebuilding America's infrastructure
National security in the first year
Watch an overview of the national security challenges facing a new president
Race and Justice in America
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
David Blight, author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography
E pluribus unum? Race, religion, and American identity
Experts including Ibram X. Kendi, Larycia Hawkins, and Jason Johnson probe America's original sin of racism on this PrezFest 2019 panel
The Kerner Commission and the unraveling of American liberalism
Historian Steve Gillon talks about his book on the Kerner Commission, whose report on urban unrest reshaped debates about race and inequality in America
Secret White House Tapes
LBJ orders some new Haggar pants
President Johnson called the Haggar clothing company to order some new pants, providing specific (and sometimes graphic) instructions on how they should be customized for him
"Some fool thing"
14 months before Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt ruminates on the growing crisis in the East
Nixon on Jews in the federal government
Nixon orders his chief of staff to "see what we can do about" Jews in the federal government.
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He was the first and (so far) the only President of the United States to resign the office
He just moved up in historians' rankings, to fifth-best president in the nation's history
He was the father of our country. And he set the model for every president who followed.